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Governance & Assurance
Job title: Associate Partner
Mary-Ann recently joined Niche Consulting as Associate Partner. Mary-Ann trained as a registered general and sick children’s nurse in Westminster and Westminster Children’s Hospital, London, and a Health Visitor in the North East. Mary-Ann has over 30 years NHS experience predominantly in the community, mental health and primary care space and associated services. Mary-Ann is best known for her work on Mortality Governance – since the high-profile publication of the Southern Health NHS Trust report she has been working/speaking with over 60 NHS Trusts. This includes speaking widely on governance, Learning from Deaths approaches, thematic reviews of patient safety learning and system wide reviews of deaths to inform joined up learning. Her publicly available work includes a ground breaking system-wide Structured Judgement Review across Leicestershire. Mary-Ann was also a key member of the CQC Expert Advisory Group for the subsequent CQC report commissioned by the Secretary of State – Learning, Candour and Accountability following her work at Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust.
Extensive experience in audit, advisory and investigations: